James Gleick explains the theories behind the fascinating new science called chaos. Alongside relativity and quantum mechanics, it is being hailed as the twentieth century's third revolution. 8 pages of photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-340) and index
The butterfly effect -- Revolution -- Life's ups and downs -- A geometry of nature -- Strange attractors -- Universality -- The experimenter -- Images of chaos -- The dynamical systems collective -- Inner rhythms -- Chaos and beyond